2nd Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 26.03.2005
1694-1698, 1701-1881
1881-1948
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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  1694.04.23 Viscount Charlemont's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1698 disbanded
       
  1701.05.10 Viscount Charlemont's Regiment of Foot
re-formed in Ireland for sea service
  1701 Ireland
  1702 Spanish coast
  1703 West Indies
  1704 Ireland
  1705 Spain
  1711 French North America
  1712 France
  1714 Ireland
  1715 Scotland
  1718 Ireland
  1719 England
  1720 Ireland
  1739 England
1740.11.04 at sea (embarked at Portsmouth)
1741.01.03 Dominica: St. Rupert's Bay
1741.01 Jamaica
1741.03.15 Cartagena
1741.05 Jamaica
1741.08.29 Cuba
1741.11 Jamaica
  1744 Flanders
  1745 Scotland: Jacobite war
  1747 Flanders
  1748 England
  1749 Gibraltar
  1751.07.01 36th Regiment of Foot
  1754 Scotland
  1755 England
  1756 1st Battalion, 36th Regiment of Foot
redesignated on raising of 2nd Battalion
1756 England: Chatham  
  1758.04.28 36th Regiment of Foot
redesignated on conversion of 2nd Bn as 74th Regiment of Foot
  1758.05 Isle of Wight
  1758.06.01 at sea
1758.06.05 French coast
  1758.06.07 at sea several raids on French coast aborted
  1758.07.01 England: Portsmouth
  1758.08 French coast: Cherbourg
  1758.09 England
  1761 French coast: Belleisle
  1761 England
  1763 England
  1764 West Indies
  1773 England
  1775.09 Ireland
  1782 England
  1782.03 at sea
  1782.07 India: Madras
  1782 Mysore war  
  1784 India  
  1789 Mysore war
  1792 India
  1793 Pondicherry  
  1793 India  
  1798 England
  1800.05.18 at sea
  1800.05 French coast: Quiberon Bay
  1800.06.23 at sea
  1800 Minorca
  1803 Ireland
  1804.12.25 1st Battalion, 36th Regiment of Foot
redesignated on raising of 2nd Battalion
  1805.12 at sea
  1805.12 Hanover
1806.01 North Germany
  1806.02.15 at sea
  1806.02 England
  1807 South America
  1807 Ireland
  1808.08 Portugal
  1809 Peninsular war
  1809 at sea (embarked at Corunna)
  1809 England
  1809 Walcheren
  1809 England
  1811.03 at sea ship: HMS Victory
  1811.03 Portugal
  1811 Peninsular war
  1814 France
  1814.06.22 at sea (embarked at Pauillac)
  1814.07.11 Ireland: Cork
  1814.10.24 36th Regiment of Foot
redesignated on disbandment of 2nd Battalion
  1815 France  
  1815 England
  1817 Malta
  1821 Ionian Islands: Corfu
  1825 England
  1827 Ireland
  1830 West Indies
  1838 Nova Scotia
  1840 New Brunswick
  1842 Ireland
  1845 England
  1847 Ionian Islands
  1851 West Indies
  1857 England
  1860 Ireland
  1863 India
  1875 England
  1880 Ireland
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment
  1881 Ireland: Kinsale
  1885 Channel Islands: Jersey
  1888 Wales: Pembroke Dock
  1890 Ireland: Curragh
  1893 England: ?
  1895 Malta
  1897 Bermuda
  1899 Nova Scotia: Halifax
  1900.01 South Africa 12 Bde
  1904 Ceylon
  1906 India: Ahmednagar
  1909 Jhansi
  1913 England: Aldershot 5 Bde
  1914.08 France and Flanders 2 Div
  1915.12 France and Flanders 33 Div
  1919 Ireland: Dublin
  1922 England: Dover
  1926 Germany Army of Occupation
  1928 England: Plymouth
  1930 Malta
  1933 China: Shanghai
  1934 Tientsin
  1936.12 India: Sialkot
  1939.02 Rawalpindi
  1939 Rawalpindi
  1942.08 Burma 19 Ind Inf Div
  1945 Burma
  1947 UK
  1948.12.17 disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion)